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Jasmine Chavez Helm-Berrios

Archive and Content Manager


Jasmine Chavez Helm-Berrios grew up in La Puente, CA and New York City. They earned their BA in art history from Cal State University Fullerton and their MA in the Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice program at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Jasmine has worked as curator and archivist in Los Angeles and New York. They are passionate about exploring the cross-cultural intersections between history, art, fashion, media, and people.

In 2015, Jasmine co-founded Unravel: A Fashion Podcast with Dana Goodin, and Joy Davis, which focused on fashion history. They co-hosted and produced episodes with their team while managing digital content on Unravel’s website.

Jasmine’s current research and archive Recuerdos de Nicaragua @recuerdosdenicaragua focuses on the dress, textile, and material culture of the Indigenous and Afro-communities in the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua.

BA, Art History – Cal State University, Fullerton

MA, Fashion & Textile Studies – Fashion Institute of Technology

Helm, Jasmine Chavez. “Recuerdos de Nicaragua,” in Zanj: The Journal of Critical Global South Studies. 2023. Vol. 3(2):62-74. DOI:

Helm, Jasmine Chavez. “Tunu: A Cloth of Necessity, Spirituality, and Resistance,” in The Critical Pulse, No. 6, January 2023, 14-17.

Helm, Jasmine Chavez. “Fashion Statement of the Mosquito Coast,” Tropisueño: Visiones en Nicaragua, Vol 2, 2019-2020, 41-42.

Helm, Jasmine Chavez. “Recuerdos de Nicaragua,” in Fashioning the Self, Vol 1, 2019, 11-13.